Ginger Root Crystallized, Pieces

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Crystallized ginger, also called candied ginger, consists of the peeled rhizome of the ginger plant that is cooked in sugar until tender. Aside from its use as a confection, crystallized ginger root is added to tea and other hot beverages for sweetness and spice.

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information at a glance

approximate cups to one poundapprox 100 pieces
plant part usedroot
processingcrystalized pieces

buying & keeping

general guidelines and tips

storage tipsKeep in an airtight container in a cool, dark place.
appearance & aromaLooks, smells (and tastes) like candy!


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culinaryDelicious eaten as-is or added to teas and broths.

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[ tip: Add crystalized ginger to “precious eyebrow tea,” produced in the Jiangxi province of China.  ~ from Monterey Bay Herb Company ]

Add crystallized ginger to chun mee “precious eyebrow tea,” produced in the Jiangxi province of China.

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[ tip: Keep crystalized ginger fresh in a stainless steel tin.  ~ from Monterey Bay Herb Company ]

Keep crystalized ginger fresh in a stainless steel tin.

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ginger root

Sweet coupled with the characteristic zing of ginger root.

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what else you should know

ginger root

Ginger is well known to most westerners as a spice used to flavor in gingerbread, gingersnap cookies and the soft drink ginger ale. In Asia, the root of the plant is a staple seasoning in many kinds of traditional foods and spice blends, such as chicken curry and garam masala.

Ginger root is also used to make sweet treats confections, such as Yorkshire parkin and German spekulatius, a type of cake and cookie, respectively. In China, candied ginger root is fermented in plum juice and enjoyed as both a confection and a soothing throat lozenge.

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